Private Equity Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Guernsey

AD-GSY-2617

Alexander Daniels Offshore is working with a business based in Guernsey to recruit a Private Equity Accountant.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for ensuring accurate complex fund valuations, distributions, calls / drawdowns and other calculations
  • Prepare financial reports ensuring conformity to professional and regulatory requirements.  To include the review and maintenance of client general ledgers, trial balances, preparation of quarterly accounts and capital statements for private equity funds.  To prepare Annual Accounts for Funds, GP’s, LPs and SPVs.
  • Preparation of FRR and LRR calculations.
  • Liaise with Compliance and file any FRR or LRR breach notifications.
  • Research and prepare materials to support the development of new products or client opportunities
  • Work collectively with management to ensure first class delivery of professional and efficient service to clients.
  • Think outside the box to add value to the team and progress of direct reports.
  • Look at ways to improve services and find resolutions to issues.
  • Train and discuss accounting issues with Administration staff in order to ensure their understanding is sufficient to book-keep transactions appropriately within the team, with little supervision or need for amendment.
  • Ensure all procedures are kept up to date and are adhered to on a daily basis
  • Generate process and system enhancement ideas and co-ordinate the introduction of these changes, once approved by the department CSDM with supporting documented procedures

 

Skills and Experience:

 

  • The ideal candidate will hold an accounting qualification (ACA or ACCA preferred) and have gained knowledge of regulatory issues, book-keeping and technical accounting such as UK GAAP or IFRS
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Guernsey Company Law, POI law, Partnership Law and compliance, regulatory issues and an ability to keep up to date with all changes
  • Confidence in communicating directly with clients and stakeholders

 

Personal Attributes:

 

  • Advanced Excel Skills would be an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. The role will require the ability to deal confidently and articulately with internal and external counterparties
  • Analytical and problem solving skills are required
  • Leadership and organizational skills are needed to prioritize assignments and provide feedback to staff
  • Ability to set priorities and manage deadlines, escalating issues where necessary
  • Good team player, self-starter, flexible, with the ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.

 

Key Details

 

Category | Accountancy / Investments

Level | Admin

Type | Permanent

Ref Number  | AD-GSY-2617



CV Upload:

Max Upload Limit: 2mb
Accepted File Types: .jpg .png and .pdf